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CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am EST
year which also provided much-needed relief funds for hurricane sandy victims. that was a bipartisan bill. it was supported by senate republicans and democrats alike. but the republicans in the house regrettably gutted the bill and sent back legislation that explicitly cut out wildfire relief. in that context, let me make one point absolutely clear. this is an emergency. some people have questioned the need for funding and have asked why we wouldn't limit dollars to just hurricane sandy saer kwras like the bill -- hurricane sandy areas. the short answer is it is the fiscally smart thing to do, the right thing to do, and the fair thing to do. this bill is an emergency appropriations bill for all national disasters, not just hurricane sandy. it is our best hope of seeing wildfire relief. i emphatically note that the colorado emergencies occurred before hurricane sandy and the west should not have to continue to wait. very few emergency supplemental bills pass congress. this bill is passing now, and it should include aid for colorado and other states across our country. we as americans,
Current
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
were dealt a similar blow when hurricane sandy struck last fall. 64 residents of new york were killed and the damage estimate exceeded $40 billion. andrew cuomo told his constituents not to expect a katrina-style rebuild. >> there are some partials that mother nature owns. she may only visit once every few years but she owns the parcel, and when she comes to visit, she visits. >> jennifer: instead governor cuomo wants homeowners to rebuild on stilts or sell what is left of their home to new york and then move to hire ground. now that proposal is very controversial, but is governor cuomo's plan a good one. for an answer we're going to go to james west, who's the editor of "the climate desk." james, great to have you back on "the war room." >> great to be here. thanks for having me. >> jennifer: what do you think about governor cuomo's plan to leave some areas of new york uninhabited? >> this is a super tricky issue as you mentioned before. i spoke to one resident in breezy point which was a very devastated community here in new york and he said to me tod
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
sandy survivors, how they're coping coming up. plus, senator john kerry, the chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, testifying to the senate foreign relations committee. it's all about his bid to be the next secretary of state. so how is that going to go? that's coming up. [ male announcer ] this is sheldo whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> fox weather alert. it's january and cold. to relief for the deep freeze across the northern u.s. and forecasters say a developing storm could add snow to the mix. temperatures, better than the last couple of days bus freezing in louisville and d.c. especially painful for families who don't have any electricity or heat after superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. volunteers have set up warming tents on staten island. >> we have some propane heaters. our tent has propane heater but weather conditions like this the heater doesn't work so well. for t
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
to respond to the shooting spree that killed 26 people, including 20 first graders at sandy hook elementary. the mother of 6-year-old noah positer says she supports a new assault weapons ban. >> weapons designed to inflict as much lethal damage as possible have no place in the hands of civilians. and ought to be restricted to law enforcement and the military. the equation is terrifyingly simple. faster weapons equal more fatalities. >> shepard: that's one opinion. but the father of 6-year-old james matoli or i should say matioli. instead of new laws we need to do a better job of enforcing the ones we already have. >> is one more law, i don't care if you named it james' law, i don't want it i believe in simple, few gun laws. i think we have more than enough on the books. we should hold people individually accountable for their actions and we should enforce laws appropriately. and i would say we are not currently enforcing them appropriately. >> shepard: he got a standing ovation from the audience at the hearing which also includes gun rights supporters and weapons manufacturers. today the ne
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
. we'll tell you what he's accused of doing. >>> ahead, the victims of superb san -- superstorm sandy -- >>> we'll tell you the >>> that is the sound of cold rain falling in leesburg, virginia right now. it is freezing on some tree limbs and power lines because of the temperature. luckily right now, some of the areas above freezing, but we could see a messy morning commute. >> the black ice will sneak up on you. you never know if there's a spot not so great. take easy. lots of delays today. hopefully that won't be the case for a lot of folks. let's check in with tom kierein. weather and traffic on the 1s. >> it's the elevated surfaces. even though rain is falling, it's freezing up on tree limbs, power lines, the bridges and lamb f ramps, over passes. maybe your sidewalk and front step may be getting icy. in northern montgomery county, panhandle of west virginia. all the areas in pink getting the rain freezing up on elevated surfaces. where you see the green, it's generally above freezing. that includes the district of columbia and areas in the nearby suburbs. much of northern montgome
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am PST
? yes criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. these 500 individuals who were killed in chicago, they're breaking the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named it james' law, i don't want it. >> megyn: wow. the first we've heard from one of the newtown parents with an opinion like that, we've seen parents come out in favor of gun control, but this is a new and different voice in the chorus. the hearing in hartford is still going on and we're monitoring it and we're going to run mark matoli's remarks as least at this point. and the one saying he thinks it's badly lacking in america today and how it can help prevent future incidents like sandy hook. we're going to run that for you at 1:30 and we're going to have a fair and balanced debate where this goes from here after you listen to mark matioli upcoming. a story in milwaukee also getting attention today as a sheriff there says calling 911 is no longer your best option and he's urging folks in his county to learn how to handle a firearm. coming
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
. the victims of hurricane sandy see more. the damage the hurricane left behind. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> well tomorrow bacome back. 16 minutes after the hour. a manhunt for this prisoner rocky martez. he walked out of a jail no one knew he was gone for five days. he switched id's with another inmate who was about to be released. he pulled the same stunt last may escaping from an arizona prison. the super storm sandy victims ripping fema's rapid repairs program for their shoddy work. boiler rooms pipes leaving them with dangerous situations with more repairs to do later. >>> the husband and brother of a new york city woman missing in turkey are expected to arrive in istanbul to try to find her. they had been vacationing alone in the country since january 7th. she was supposed to leave for the u.s. last week but never showed up for her flight home. >> you can't sleep. you wake up scared. you wake up nervous. you wake up with a lot of anxiety. it's re
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
of sandy. >>> the husband and brother of a new york woman who's been missing in turkey are in en route to find her. a 33-year-old more of two was traveling alone to fulfill her photography dream. her passport and medical documents were found in her istanbul hotel room. they created this website dedicated to tracking her down. >>> argo winning the top prize at the screen actors guild awards. other big winners jennifer lawrence as best actress. and daniel day-lewis for his portrayal of america's 16th president in "lincoln." >> it occurred to me that it was an actor that murdered abraham lincoln. and therefore somehow it's only fitting every now and then an actor tries to bring him back to life again. >> on the television side the stars of 30 rock alec baldwin and tina fey winning for best actor and best actress in a comedy series. >> you have to see this video of a little boy being rescued from a flooded pickup truck. the story behind this video coming up right after a real quick break. clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
to prevent sandy hook from happening again. >> who doesn't? bill: is there anything on the proposal based on what we understand came out of connecticut is would prevent sandy hook? is. >> you're talking about abridging the rights potentially of people that have done nothing wrong when you take away guns from the mentally ill. is that also take guns away from veterans that suffered ptsd? the point is we have a very clear problem with dangerously mentally ill people getting their hands on semiautomatic weapons. maybe congress should address that instead of taking away the right of the average person to hunt or defend himself. bill: we'll see if that happens. tucker carlson. out of washington. good to have you man. >> thanks. martha: during an online chat promoting the new gun law push, president biden was asked whether the new laws would infringe on the second amendment and need of protection in the event of a natural disaster. take a look at this. >> guess what, a shotgun will keep you a lot safer, a doush barreled shotgun than assault weapon in somebody's hand that doesn't know how to use
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
be comparable to hurricane katrina were super storm sandy. i'm going to do whatever it can to make sure that doesn't happen. my proposed plant is two tunnels 30 miles long and 40 feet wide designed to improve the ecology of adults with almost 100 square miles of habitat restoration. yes that's big, but so is the problem. the olympics lasted a short while cost 14 million from the same cost project. this project will serve californians for hundreds of years. when you think about california's future, no long-term liability presents its greater danger to our well-being as the buildup of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. the latest report from the world think, carbon dioxide emissions are the highest in 15 million years. the planet could warm by more than seven degrees fahrenheit by the end of the century, an event unknown in human experience. some of you will be around for that. i won't. california is extremely vulnerable because of our mediterranean climate, one cosigned in reliance for so much of our water supply. tipping points can be reached before we know we
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
to boehner's defense when he delayed the vote on the sandy, because i said, 64% of that will never be spent for two years. it wasn't for the sandy victims. the budget control act says you cannot put money into the budget without taking something out. but a relief act is not subject to budget control, so the administration dumped on all these things. $15 million to plant tree on private property, 5-point' p billion for army corps of engineers which is in excess of their entire annual budget with no idea where it's going to be spend. mitigating future disasters? so a fact only a small portion of that actually went to sandy victims. what was an example of a profile in courage. why could dewant to put all this pork on here and make the american enemy spend money where we're in a deep hole and that's getting back to, how do we help president obama not become the president that bankrupted america? we have to cut expenses and if we went went around the table and within through the budget, there's many, many things that each of us would not bore roy money from china if they were still lehning it --
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >>> for two-term presidents, their second inaugural is often an attempt to emphasize the successes of their first term with an eye towards shaping their place in history. only 16 presidents have delivered two inaugural addresses. we put the speeches of the last three two-term presidents through a word cloud to see what themes they chose to emphasize. by looking at the words they used the most, we can get a sense of the legacies they wanted to leave. president reagan claimed that government wasn't the solution but the problem used the word "government" 16 times. >> that system has never failed us. but for a time, we failed the system. we asked things of government that government was not equip
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
"sandy" -- last october -- spent the night in tents with propane heaters. britain, the netherlands and germany are warning their citizens to get out of benghazi, libya. the alert today cited an the city. the alert today cited an imminent threat to westerners in the city. there were no specifics, and the u.s. embassy in libya said it had nothing pointing to threats against americans. the u.s. ambassador to libya -- and three other americans -- died last september when islamist militants attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. north korea declared today it will conduct a third nuclear test, defying newly expanded u.n. sanctions. the announcement came two days after the u.n. security council condemned the north for a long-range rocket test last month. in response, the north's top governing body -- the national defense commission -- issued this statement, on state t.v. >> ( translated ): we do not deny that a variety of satellites and long-range rockets will be launched. one after another and a nuclear test of a higher level which will be carried out by it in the upcoming all-out ac
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
to stop donating money to the scouts. a $50 billion disaster aid measure for victims of hurricane sandy moved toward final approval this evening in the u.s. senate. the house passed the bill two weeks ago over the opposition of some conservatives. they wanted offsetting spending cuts to avoid adding to the nation's debt. democrat tom harkin of iowa is the latest member of the u.s. senate to say he's retiring. harkin announced saturday that he won't seek reelection in 2014. he cited his age: he's 73, and would be 81 at the end of another term. harkin was first elected in 1984. his signature legislative work is the 1990 americans with disabilities act. the city of santa maria in southern brazil was in mourning today for 231 people killed in a weekend nightclub fire. police said they'd detained three people in connection with the blaze and were on the hunt for a fourth. we have a report narrated by neil connery of independent television news. >> reporter: the most painful journey has begun. family after family carefully carry those they lost to the funerals of the nightclub fire victims be
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
, new york. people who've had no heat since hurricane "sandy" -- last october -- spent the night in tents with propane heaters. britain, the netherlands and germany are warning their citizens to get out of benghazi, libya. the alert today cited an the city. the alt toy citean iminent threat to westerners in the city. there were no specifics, and the u.s. embassy in libya said it had nothing pointing to threats against americans. the u.s. ambassador to libya -- and three other americans -- died last september when islamist militants attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. north korea declared today it will conduct a third nuclear test, defying newly expanded u.n. sanctions. the announcement came two days after the u.n. security council condemned the north for a long-range rocket test last month. in response, the north's top governing body -- the national defense commission -- issued this statement,n state t.v. >> ( translated ): we do not deny that a variety of satellites and long-range rockets will be launched. one after another and a nuclear test of a higher level which will be
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
air also making life tougher for victims of superstorm sandy. many still don't have even the basic utilities to heat their home since the storm struck. susan candiotti is joining us from staten island. you spoke with a resident there who still can't go home. is that a problem for many? i mean, what is life like for these people now? >> reporter: it is a problem for people here on staten island. you see that even now, a few months after superstorm sandy hit, there is still demolition work going on, removing debris. a lot of people, as you said, are still living in their homes without the basic necessities. some of them simply don't want to leave. they want to stay put among their own belongings. there are places that can get help while they're waiting repairs to begin. larry gonzalez has a problem at his house because he believes it should be demolished and is in an argument with the city that thinks it can be repaired. fema and the like. heating oil poured into the house when a storm surge came and filled his basement with like four feet of water. he's getting really frustrated. >>
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >>> the senate could approve tens of billions of dollars in sandy aid just minutes from now. will it be enough to do anything anytime soon? >>> hell, it's basically been hell. we've been living hell for three months. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. to travel whenever you want. see lioutdoors, or in.ight. transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. maybe even a little better. visit your eyecare professional today to ask about our newest lenses, transitions vantage and transitions xtractive lenses. experience life well lit. ask which transitions adaptive lens is best for you. >>> members are expected to vote on a $50 million aid package for thousands devastated by superst
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 12:30pm EST
had a derailment because of it. we had record fires. we had record levels of damage from sandy, $70 billion. if we can't see the downside of spending that money and risking lives for all the changes that are taking place, to agriculture, to our communities, the ocean and so forth, we are ignoring what science is telling us. i will be a passionate advocate on this not based on ideology but based on facts and science. and i hope to sit with all of you and convince you that this $6 trillion market is worth millions of american jobs and we better go after it. >> to my good friend senator barrasso, wyoming is a producer state, new mexico is also a producer state and i found the same experience that senator kerry has talked about in massachusetts, in new mexico, the fastest growing sector these renewable jobs. so i think it's a big opportunity for us. we should be pursuing it. i agree with what he just said and i hope we can work with each other, because we should try to pull together and discuss the facts and really pursue this sector that is going to be so vital to the future and vital
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
this country and by local ymcas. in the aftermath of the enormous tragedy of sandy hook elementary school there's been an outpouring of bipartisan support for including the mental-health care system in this nation. in fact, the task force explicitly endorse mental-health first eight. is a common policy thread running through all these proposals in some sort of fashion they all endorse early detection of mental illness. you see mental-health first aid as part of the solution to the problems facing our country today. from a prevention standpoint. exactly what the program does. it permits us to intervene early, to help allies and say these individuals who are in desperate need and attentive basement of health services. last week representative ron barber introduced the mental-health first eight act of 2013, h.r. 274. and a reseller to vice president like, congressman barber wrote the holiday i urge you to endorse commonsense bipartisan proposals like the mental-health first eight act. we have failed to give the mental-health needs. we have paid too high a price for this neglect. everyday we see t
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm EST
or infrastructure around the tristate area to stop storms like sandy. you knowings we could do and say all we want at the federal level. when you have that activity at the local level, you got to say to yourself, really, is it worth it; right, phil? >> also giving $50 billion to the sierra club to destroy the coal industry. he's not on the sidelines, it's a pet cause as well. we have a problem in that the governing e leets in large part, not just in government, but outside of government as well focused on boutique issues that really are not relevant to the immediate and serious economic hardships that many americans face right now, and i think we got to get the priorities in order. if you have a growing economy, and you're doing well, and people are prosperous, you have the resources to tackle every problem that's out there including environmental problems. when the economy is shrinking or growing weakly, you don't have the resources to tackle any of the other problems, and, frankly, environmental quality is the worst in poor countries. this is true historically as well as internationally. you got
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> the will to change gun laws in the aftermath of the sandy hook massacre is beginning to meet political realities. paul vowed to nullify the 23 executive actions signed last week. diane fine stein plans to introduce a new assault weapon and extended magazine ban. >> leader reed says he intends to make guns one of the earliest things we consider on the floor. chairman lay sehey talked about having hearings right away. i think you will see action quickly. >> there are 20 democratic senate seats up for grabs in 2014 including in the gun friendly states of arkansas, alaska, louisiana, ohio, new hampshire and south dakota. after the assault weapons ban passed in 94 democrats lost control of the house all of which suggest compromise may be in the works. >> we don't expect all of it to pass in its current form. there are elements that are absolutely critical. >> this is a moment we can do something about mental health about information sharing maybe about background checks and other things as well but it has to be a plan that works or other things won't get done. >> weapons bans won't be more effective
FOX News
Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
for an extraordinary daughter who came to the rockaways after sandy just helping people unannounced without fanfare, just getting down and helping people because she needed help after that tell storm so that was extraordinary public service and i want to also say, madam secretary, that you have been secretary of state, at an extraordinary time in the history of the united states of america and the world. you have managed to challenge in an extraordinary manner when you took the job america had a tarnished image abroads you have revived our brand and traveled over a million miles to the most challenging areas of the world and touched the lives of the most vulnerable. with your leadership of initiatives you have deepened our confidence that foreign aid can be responsibly spent. on behalf of a grateful nation and the people of the 5th congressional district i thank you for a job well done. the attacks on our mission at benghazi were a painful reminder that our diplomats are in harm's way and there are in some of the same and unstable and hostile environments as our military but they do not have the sa
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm PST
americans are behind her. >> sandy hook, i think, really destroys all of the kind of tails that the nra are trying to weave about, you know, young people and guns. >> president obama revealed in an interview with the new republican, he takes guests skeet shooting at camp david all the time and that quote, i have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that is back in this country for generations and those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake. >> we heard from one of those hunters, congressman paul ryan. >> let's go beyond this debate and go deeper, and what's going on with mental illness and i hop we don't skip past that and recycled ideas failed in the past. >> and congressman marsha blackburn suggested that banning assault weapons had not prevent mass murder. >> do a so-called assault weapons ban is going after a symptom and as teachers have said to me, don't focus on whatever is the weapon, get to the root cause. >> senator feinstein said today she doesn't expect a vote on her proposed gun control legislation for a while. harris. >> harris: peter, thank you. also,
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
? >> yeah. i don't dot construction as much as i used to. i have sandy here as my foreman who kind of leads the crew and this is my top crew right here. >> gretchen: you came up with the idea because you actually went on a job and a woman said she'd pay you more if you took off your shirt? >> yeah. i was living in l.a. as a struggling actor and model and this client said, wow. if you take off your shirt, i'll pay you double. and i was like, all right. this could actually be a business. >> gretchen: wow. so you started a business. sandy, before you were checking bags at la guardia? >> yeah. i was checking bags 'cause i love airplanes. i love to be around them and that's what i went to school for. rocket scientist, you can call me. >> gretchen: now you're on reality tv. mike, they call you the brains and muscle of the grew. you're getting a law degree? >> yeah. >> gretchen: gauge, you have been a model for jose cuervo and coke and you're the artist? >> i'm the artist of the group. i also have a nonprofit organization, teach film making to kids. >> gretchen: donnie, the comic relief of the gro
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
storm sandy. >>> the bitter cold is moving over the southeast and mid-atlantic areas. the storm is expected to spread freezing rain and ice over much of the southeast as well. let's turn to cnn. >> looks like the event is taking place in washington, d.c. and will be fast moving. the temperature at 23 degrees and the temperatures hover around the upper teens to low 20s for the overnight hours. this will move through fairly quickly. you have low visibility and you can see one or two inches. we move towards the southeast. this is interesting and the coldest temperatures are across the tri-state area in tennessee. upstate sections of georgia. as a result, quite a bit of icing across the region. numerous reports of car accidents in charlotte, north carolina. the ice is moving towards the east and there is a blaze of ice on the roadways. interstates kiting across charlotte and to knoxville. oak ridge and tricities area making for extremely dangerous road conditions. here's what i was talking about with the system. breezy between 15 and 25 miles per hour. >> when can we expect the brea
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
for sandy victims, we will take you live to one neighborhood where crews are demolishing homes. >>> horror at the club. and now arrests in the fire that killed more than 200. >>> plus, jonbenet ramsey would have been 23 years old. but now new word that her parents were close to being indicted for her death. >>> and a manhunt under way for an inmate who escaped not once, but twice. and his method is stunning police. the news is now. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. try capzasin-hp. it penetrates deep to block pain signals for hours of relief. capzasin-hp. take the pain out of arthritis. >>> shifting our attention now to cyberspace. trouble is abreuing at the intersectio
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 10:00am EST
spending package on hurricane sandy, the $50.5 billion supplemental package from last fall. is one of the holdovers from the 112th congress. harry reid will need unanimous consent from a publicans. watch the senate on c-span2. on c-span3, the inaugural prayer service. we take you live now to the house floor on c-span. the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. thank you fwod for giving us another -- god for giving us another day. the people's house gathers today after a day of celebrating the greatness of our american experiment of self-government, and as the administration gathers for a prayer even now at the national cathedral, we gather here. -- here to ask your blessing. the difficult work of governing now resumes. bless the members of this assembly with wisdom, patience, and good will as they tackle the ongoing issues challenging our nation. we thank you again for the inspiration of our nation's founders and the legacy they left us with. may the members of this assembly and all americans be
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